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It was a day for unleashing your inner entrepreneur.

The second annual Cork University Business School (CUBS) Conference took over Cork Opera House today, with a range of expert guest speakers and panellists taking the stage to talk real business, finance and technology.

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the event kicked off with a ‘Women in Leadership’ panel.

Later a digital innovation panel discussed the importance of self-taught skills in start-up era, before entrepreneurs making waves in the food sector, including Rebel Chilli founder and CEO, Paul Moore; Director of Kinsale Spirit Co and Electric, Ernest Cantillon; and Catherine Buggy of Boutique Bake shared their take on the latest trends in the industry.

Social media king James Kavanagh and Cork businesswoman and blogger Lisa Jordan joined RedFM’s Head of Marketing, Stephen Ryan to chat building your brand with social media.

Here are 13 practical tips to put into practice in your own start-up journey…

1. Do what you love for a living…

2. Don’t be the woman who won’t ask for a pay rise

3. Go after your dreams

4. FOCUS.

5. Accept that there may be failures. Learn from them.

6. See the world

7. Be true to yourself and your beliefs.

8. Be curious, not complacent

9. Sometimes it’s best to just go with the flow…

10. Don’t undersell yourself. Everybody has to start somewhere.

11. Never waste a direct marketing opportunity…

12. Let your followers see the real you

13. Always be working


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